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Re: mach deficiencies

On Wed, 01 Sep 1999 09:16:18 +0900, the world broke into rejoicing as
OKUJI Yoshinori <okuji@kuicr.kyoto-u.ac.jp>  said:
> From: "A. P. Garcia" <apg@execpc.com>
> Subject: mach deficiencies
> Date: 31 Aug 1999 22:27:24 -0000
> > Speed is IMHO less important than simplicity
> > of design, maintainability of the code base, and stability.
>   I don't think the design of Mach is simple. And, as for GNU Mach,
> the maintainability is poor (its code is like spaghetti), and I doubt
> even the stability (because it contains my code :-p).

One member of the local Linux Users Group has commented that he
did some work on some code written by the OSF, who had considerable
involvement with Mach.  

He found their code to be spaghetti-like and otherwise very difficult
to maintain.

It is not outrageous to consider it possible that there might be some
relationship between these factors and Mach being difficult to work
"In computing, invariants are ephemeral."  -- Alan Perlis
cbbrowne@ntlug.org- <http://www.ntlug.org/~cbbrowne/lsf.html>

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